antesystole

[ ăn′tē-sĭstə-lē ]

n.

The premature activation of the ventricle of the heart.

Nearby words

  1. anteroposterior,
  2. anteroposterior diameter,
  3. anteros,
  4. anterosuperior,
  5. anterus,
  6. antetype,
  7. anteversion,
  8. antevert,
  9. anth-,
  10. anthea


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